Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer's

Be proactive and know the signs of Alzheimer's. Below is a list of signs and symptoms:

1. Memory loss related to normal activities of daily life

2. Challenges in solving problems

3. Difficulty completing familiar tasks at home

4. Confusion with time or place

5. Trouble understanding visual images and special relationships

6. Memory of common words when speaking

7. Misplacing items without the ability to retrace steps

8. Decreased or poor judgement

9. Changes in mood and personaltiy

10. Withdrawal from social and work activities

While most people can relate to these symptoms as naturally growing older, care should be taken and a visit with your doctor usually doesn't hurt. Please think about the many lives that can be helped in the future by watching and being proactive with your "loved ones" health both physically and mentally. Visit www.alz.org for more information!

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